The Director of Communications has a deep understanding of the role communication plays in advancing the organization’s mission and strategies and the intersection between programming and development activities.
The Director of Communication guides the strategic direction and provides the operational management to fulfill Housing Forward’s communication strategies and brand management. Working in collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, Chief Executive Director, and the Resource Development and Communications committee, the Director will translate big-picture vision into messaging, strategy, and implementable plans to build awareness, understanding, and buy-in among key constituents (major donors, volunteers, corporate & community supporters and congregational) and compel them toward action (partner, donate, volunteer, connect) as part of our solution to homelessness. The Director will be the lead team member responsible for creating and maintaining a center of excellence for internal and external communications. This position supervises the Communication Coordinator and is a member of the development and communications department and Housing Forward’s leadership team.